Southwestern Chicken Biscuits

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... It's a giant taste in a tiny package—little biscuit cups filled with zesty salsa-seasoned chicken, cheese and just-right spices.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 20

Ingredients

2
cans (12 oz each) Pillsbury™ Golden Layers® Flaky Original refrigerated biscuits
1
package (9 oz) frozen cooked southwestern-seasoned chicken breast strips (2 cups), thawed, diced
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
1
cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (4 oz)
1
tablespoon dried minced onion
1
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa (any variety)
Fresh cilantro sprigs
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 20 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray. Separate dough into 20 biscuits. Place 1 biscuit in each muffin cup; press to cover bottom and side of each cup.
  • 2 In medium bowl, stir together chicken, chiles, cheese, onion and salsa. Spoon 2 tablespoons mixture into each dough-lined cup; gently press mixture with back of spoon.
  • 3 Bake 13 to 18 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Remove from muffin cups. Serve warm garnished with cilantro sprigs.

Expert Tips

These tasty snacks can turn into dinner on a warm summer night. Just add some fresh melon slices or berries to the meal to round out the spicy flavors.

This recipe was created by Elizabeth Barclay of Annapolis, MD and was a finalist in a national recipe contest.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Snack
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
640mg
640%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.